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U.S. loosens Myanmar aid restrictions

"'Assuming that the money reaches its destination, it might have an impact on the victims living in urban Yangon, as they have access to supplies and markets,' said David Blanc, U.S. program director for Action Against Hunger. 'But most of the victims are poor peasants living in the small villages of the Ayeyarwaddy Delta, so they won't have access to remittances let alone access to supplies of marketed goods.'"

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Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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